Analyze

readfa.st: readfa.st - Welcome! Now read faster!

Readfa.st is a social reading website designed to teach you to read faster. Share what you're reading, see what your friends are reading, and test yourself.

Page load speed analysis

  • 74/100

    Good result
  • 6

    Successful tests
  • 2

    Failed tests
  • First response

    160 ms

  • Resources loaded

    532 ms

  • Page rendered

    111 ms

  • Total page load time

    803 ms

Click here to check amazing Read Fa content for Brazil. Otherwise, check out these important facts you probably never knew about readfa.st

We analyzed Readfa.st page load time and found that the first response time was 160 ms and then it took 643 ms to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 10% of websites can load faster.

Page optimization

  • HTML 19.3 kB
    Images 33.9 kB
    Javascripts 641.5 kB
    CSS 128.2 kB

    In fact, the total size of Readfa.st main page is 823.0 kB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 40% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 641.5 kB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

    • Original 19.3 kB
    • After minification 18.6 kB
    • After compression 5.3 kB

    HTML optimization

    HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 14.0 kB or 73% of the original size.

    • Original 33.9 kB
    • After optimization 21.7 kB

    Image optimization

    Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Obviously, Read Fa needs image optimization as it can save up to 12.2 kB or 36% of the original volume. The most popular and efficient tools for JPEG and PNG image optimization are Jpegoptim and PNG Crush.

    • Original 641.5 kB
    • After minification 641.5 kB
    • After compression 195.8 kB

    JavaScript optimization

    It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 445.8 kB or 69% of the original size.

    • Original 128.2 kB
    • After minification 128.1 kB
    • After compression 16.0 kB

    CSS optimization

    CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Readfa.st needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 112.3 kB or 88% of the original size.

Network requests diagram

  • readfa.st
  • splash.css
  • jquery-1.7.min.js
  • splash.js
  • recaptcha_ajax.js
  • ga.js
  • all.js
  • NS_top_bg.png
  • signin.png
  • ajax_load_blue.gif
  • OR_divider.png
  • NS_bottom_bg.png
  • 28601269
  • __utm.gif
  • player.js
  • player.css
  • ga.js
  • vuid.min.js
  • __utm.gif
  • proxy.html
  • 190915079.jpg

Our browser made a total of 21 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 43% of them (9 requests) were addressed to the original Readfa.st, 19% (4 requests) were made to F.vimeocdn.com and 10% (2 requests) were made to Google-analytics.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (306 ms) relates to the external source Connect.facebook.net.

Additional info on readfa.st

Requests

The browser has sent 20 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Read Fa. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 8 to 1 for JavaScripts and as a result speed up the page load time.

8

Javascripts

8

Images

2

CSS

2

AJAX

20

All

Possible request optimization

1

Javascripts

8

Images

2

CSS

2

AJAX

7

Optimized

13

All

Good result

IP address

Readfa.st uses IP addresses which are currently shared with 20 other domains. The more sites share the same stack of IP addresses, the higher the host server’s workload is. It is strongly recommended that the host server should be changed or the hosting provider should be requested to give a different (separate) IP address for this domain.

Good result

IP Trace

readfa.st

ifwerantheworld.com

alistofbooks.com

golangbootcamp.com

readsy.co

3.218.54.108

readfa.st

fwix.posterous.com

villali.posterous.com

thinkrelevance.com

cssdesk.com

34.192.55.25

readfa.st

enclose.io

ccx-et.herokuapp.com

font.urduweb.org

portlandbeer.org

35.169.142.104

DNS records

Type Host Target/ip TTL Other
A

us-east-1-a.route.herokuapp.com

18.214.20.169 11
A

us-east-1-a.route.herokuapp.com

34.196.240.66 11
A

us-east-1-a.route.herokuapp.com

52.6.70.185 11
A

us-east-1-a.route.herokuapp.com

52.6.130.2 11
A

us-east-1-a.route.herokuapp.com

52.202.2.128 11

HTTPS certificate

SSL Certificate

Readfa.st has no SSL certificate. Web browsing can be safer with HTTPS connection, so we suggest that it should be obtained for this site.

Normal result

Visitor World Map

Country of origin for 94.3% of all visits is Brazil. It lies approximately 4310 miles away from the server location (United States) and such a long distance can negatively affect website speed, as it takes some time for data to travel back and forth between those places. That’s why one of the best ways to speed up Readfa.st page load time for the majority of users is moving the server to Brazil or just closer to the user base.

Poor result

Good result

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Read Fa. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook:

readfa.st

Language and encoding

Normal result

Language

EN en language flag

Detected

N/A  language flag

Claimed

Encoding

UTF-8

Claimed

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Readfa.st can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and neither this language nor any other was claimed in <html> or <meta> tags. Our system also found out that Readfa.st main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

Share this report in social media

Analyze another website

Analyze